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Using Digital Technology to improve Health and Care

Health and care organisations across north central London are working together to use digital technology to improve health and care across our five boroughs

This page contains information for partner organisations

If you are a local resident, please visit the information for residents page

We’re joining up health and care records

Joined-up health and care records provide access to important current information at the point of care, for the whole care team.  Most information will be updated in real time, but in some cases will be updated every 24 hours.

Access to joined-up health and care records will save time and support everyone delivering health and care services by providing:

  • A snapshot view of a resident’s health and care history, current and past medications and a summary of previous events and episodes of care
  • Information such as discharge summaries and clinic letters, so teams have a broader understanding of a resident’s story
  • Current medications, medical history, allergies and information about appointments
  • Results of tests and investigations requested by other providers, reducing the need to manually request the results of tests
  • Accurate information, so resident no longer need to recall and retell their history, medication dosages or the outcome of previous care

Joined up health and care records have two elements: